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Holley elementary students host Veterans Day assembly

Provided photos: The Holley Elementary Chorus sings a patriotic song during a Veterans Day assembly last Thursday.

Posted 16 November 2016 at 8:55 pm

Press Release, Holley Central School

HOLLEY – The annual Veterans Day assembly at Holley Elementary School on Nov. 10 featured patriotic music.

Students led the assembly, guiding the audience through a history of American music through their presentations and performances.

The Elementary Chorus sang while the Elementary Band played the “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The Chorus also sang “God Bless the USA” and “Thank You, Soldiers.”

Following an introduction by senior Claudia Drechsel, the band played “This is My Country,” along with “America the Beautiful.”

Sixth grader Chris Lyndaker played “Bugle Call” and “Taps” on his trumpet.

A group of local veterans from the American Legion and VFW posted and retired the colors to begin and end the assembly. There were about 50 local veterans were in attendance, representing all four branches of the military.

Local veterans begin the flag ceremony at Holley Elementary.

Local veterans begin the flag ceremony at Holley Elementary.

Fourth grader Zachary Mrzywka gives a presentation during the Veterans Day assembly.

Fourth grader Zachary Mrzywka gives a presentation during the Veterans Day assembly.

The Holley Elementary Band plays a patriotic song.

The Holley Elementary Band plays a patriotic song.

Sixth grader Chris Lyndaker plays “Taps.”

Sixth grader Chris Lyndaker plays “Taps.”

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